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5 Card Draw (2) - Predraw and Draw


In this article
  • How you select your starting hands
  • The starting hands chart
  • How you play the draw

We are now familiar with the rules and we also know something about the nature of the game. In this chapter we will look at some strategical aspects of the game. As there are only two betting rounds in the game there is less implicit value to bluff (for the limit format in particular) or to get tricky with hands. However, on a more advanced level, we could mix up the game more in order to not get exploited and to get paid off more often.


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Comments (8)

#1 jbpatzer, 20 Aug 11 22:30

Thanks to you, I now love this game. People are so bad at it. I am your new number one fan.

#2 weedo25, 14 Sep 11 10:51

Hi, it would be nice to see your thoughts on freeplay in blinds predraw and postdraw, HU and multyway whit weak holdings.

#3 kreatora3, 16 Oct 11 22:23

I have played 5CD at Unibet and there there is no BB and SB coz everyone contributes equaly to the pot. So in this terms I guess the position metioned above should be different for me. The guy which is considered to be UTG in fact acts 3rd after SB and BB and the button acts last. :) Complete mess.

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#8 jcarter1, 03 Jul 17 16:20

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